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Amazon Announces 2017 Top 100 Holiday Toys

Amazon has revealed its list of the 100 most popular playthings set to take 2017’s holiday season by storm, with a continued focused on STEM items, pet-themed toys and blockbuster movie licenses.

All products will be available through the online retailer’s website and by using Alexa-enabled devices.

The top 25 holiday toys and games include:

– FurReal Roarin’ Tyler, the Playful Tiger
– LEGO Boost Creative Toolbox 17101 (847 Piece)
– Fingerlings Glitter with Blanket – Interactive Baby Monkey Rose – Amazon Exclusive
– Sphero Ultimate Lightning McQueen Vehicle
– Melissa & Doug Star Diner Restaurant
– Soggy Doggy Board Game
– Disney Princess Dance Code Belle – Amazon Exclusive
– Paw Patrol – My Size Lookout Tower with Exclusive Vehicle, Rotating Periscope and Lights and Sounds
– Nerf Nitro FlashFury Chaos
– Cars 3 Ultimate Florida Speedway Playset
– FurReal Makers Proto Max – Amazon Exclusive
– LEGO Ninjago Destiny’s Bounty 70618 (2295 Piece)
– Enchantimals Panda Tree House Playset
– DropMix Music Gaming System
– Cozmo
– Baby Alive Sweet Tears Baby (Brunette)
– Fisher-Price Think & Learn Smart Cycle Toy – Amazon Exclusive
– Tegu Travel Pals Building-and-Stacking-Toys (6 Piece)
– Seedling Littles Galaxy Rocket Adventure Cape Kit
– Play-Doh Touch Shape to Life Studio
– Just Play PJ Masks Headquarters Playset
– Roller Coaster Challenge Logic & Building Game
– Osmo Genius Kit
– Automoblox Mini SC1 Chaos & HR5 Scorch, 4.5″ x 1.75″
– Hape Pound & Tap Bench with Slide Out Xylophone

Check out the full list HERE.

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Sphero R2-D2 App-Enabled Droid

The Sphero R2-D2 App-Enabled Droid follows in the footsteps of the Sphero-based BB-8, letting you control the OG Astromech Droid from your phone. This highly-detailed toy transitions smoothly from tripod to bipod stance, has working front and rear lights, and an integrated speaker that emits all the beeps and boops the beloved character is known for. It can also interact with other Star Wars Sphero droids, and will even react to the films as you watch them.

Features:

– Authentic Movement – Drive Artoo, go from bipod to tripod stances, or trigger emotive waddles.

– Holographic Simulation – Explore the Star Wars galaxy, roam iconic ship interiors, and more.

– Droid to Droid Experience – Watch R2-D2 interact with other Star Wars App-Enabled Droids.

– Watch With Me – View films from the Star Wars saga with R2-D2 by your side.

– Authentic LEDs – Artoo’s signature front and rear lights are fully functional.

– Integrated Speaker – The beeps and boops come right from R2-D2 itself.

Order HERE for $179.99.

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Funko HQ Grand Opening On August 19th

Come join Funko on August 19th to celebrate the grand opening of the official Funko HQ store at 2802 Wetmore Avenue in Everett, Washington!

This will be the first opportunity for fans to see the new location and promises to be a completely new and exciting experience for any Funatic! You’ll walk through the world of Funko like never before – among the figures you already know and love, you’ll also find brand new products, unique activities, and special surprises! The festivities will include food trucks, giveaways, fun photo opportunities, and a signing with the one and only Brian Mariotti! And of course… there will be exclusives available ONLY at the store and ONLY during the grand opening celebration!

More details HERE!

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Radio Flyer Debuts Luke Skywalker’s Landspeeder At San Diego Comic Con

Radio Flyer – maker of the iconic little red wagon – today unveiled Radio Flyer’s first-ever Luke Skywalker Landspeeder at San Diego Comic Con. This product allows kids to experience riding in the Landspeeder first depicted in Star Wars forty years ago.

The Landspeeder was designed with features mirroring that from the film, modeled after the sand-packed and sun-faded X-34 craft from Star Wars: A New Hope. It features scuff marks on the hood, a dashboard that lights up just like Luke Skywalker’s and R2-D2 sounds and lines from the movies.

It seats two people and is recommended for children ages four and older, with a maximum weight capacity of 130 pounds. The vehicle includes a 12 volt rechargeable battery that allows speeds up to 5 miles per hour.

Luke Skywalker’s Landspeeder will be available on ToysRUs.com and beginning September 1, the Landspeeder will be available in Toys ‘R’ Us stores.

For more information, visit landspeeder.radioflyer.com.

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Scott C’s Great Showdowns Ghostbusters Toy Available At San Diego Comic Con

Scott C.‘s first limited edition toy, a Great Showdowns Ghostbusters carded figure set from DKE will be available at San Diego Comic Con at booth #5045 next week. Slimer glows in the dark!

They are signed, numbered and limited to only 50. The cost is $100.

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LEGO Creator Expert London Bus

Take a nostalgic journey with this LEGO Creator Expert replica of the world-famous double-decker London Bus. Grab the hand pole and step onto the open rear boarding deck, complete with a used ticket bin and fire extinguisher. Then take the half-spiral staircase to the sightseeing deck where you’ll find a cozy seating area and a number of other items, including a forgotten umbrella, newspaper, empty beverage can and even discarded chewing gum stuck under a slightly-worn seat. Slide the door to access the driver’s cab with panoramic windscreen, lift the hood to reveal the engine, remove the roof and upper deck to access the interior, and choose your favorite decade with the reversible transit-advertising posters, featuring a 1950s or present-day London promotion. From the distinctive lines and curves of its bright-red bodywork, to its specially made standard-tread tires and destination sign, this beautifully crafted model oozes authenticity and intricate details that capture the character and charm of a celebrated London icon!

All aboard the London Bus!

Celebrate iconic design with this charming double-decker London Bus, featuring a wealth of authentic details, including a bright-red color scheme, panoramic windshield, specially made standard-tread tires, destination sign, and an open rear boarding deck with a hand pole, ticket bin, fire extinguisher and a half-spiral staircase that leads to the upper sightseeing deck. Functions include an opening hood with engine, detailed driver’s cab with a sliding door, and a removable roof and upper deck for access to the detailed interior with worn look seating and additional authentic details, including a forgotten umbrella, newspaper, empty beverage can and discarded chewing gum. Reversible transit advertising posters are also provided as printed labels with a 1950s or present-day London promotion. This LEGO Creator Expert model has been designed to provide a challenging and rewarding building experience with a touch of nostalgia and charm.

Enjoy a nostalgic journey with this highly authentic reproduction of the iconic London Bus, featuring classic curved bodywork, panoramic windscreen, specially made standard-tread tires and a detailed interior.

– The London Bus comes with an array of brick-built features and details, including large windows, bright red curved bodywork, panoramic windshield, reversible transit advertising posters provided as printed labels, specially made standard-tread tires and a destination sign. It also has an opening hood with engine, detailed driver’s cab with sliding door, and a removable roof and upper deck for access to the detailed interior.

– Interior details include worn look seating, open rear boarding deck with a hand pole, ticket bin, fire extinguisher and a half-spiral staircase that leads to the sightseeing deck. Additional authentic detailing includes a forgotten umbrella, newspaper, empty beverage can and discarded chewing gum elements.

– Choose your favorite decade with the miniature, reversible transit advertising posters, featuring a 1950s or present day London promotion.

– Remove the roof and upper deck for full access to the detailed interior.

– Slide open the driver’s door to access the detailed cab with panoramic windscreen.

– Lift the hood to access the engine.

– Special elements include a new-for-August-2017 tire with standard tread, quarter bows and arches in red, and 1x1x1 A2/3 bricks with vertical studs.

– This model includes more than 1,680 pieces.

– This model is scaled for shelf display alongside other models in the LEGO Creator Expert vehicle series.

– Measures over 7” (18cm) high, 13” (34cm) long and 5” (13cm) wide.

The set is currently available at five of the London LEGO Brand Stores and will begin it’s VIP early access on July 17, 2017 with an official launch date of August 1, 2017. The retail price is $139.99 and you can find more information HERE.

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Justice League Elite-Tek Batmobile

Straight from the epic movie blockbuster, Justice League, and zooming into kids’ hands everywhere is the awesome Elite-Tek Batmobile styled just like the one in the film!

The iconic Batman vehicle roars into New York Toy Fair and comes to life in epic scale with remote-controlled functionality. Check out the cool features in the video: smoke releases from exhaust pipe, missiles move on hood of car, the engine roars and the wheels are all decked out with armor. If that isn’t enough to get you going, through an app-enabled tablet or smartphone, fans can assume the role as the Caped Crusader and take complete control of the vehicle all from the palm of their hand! The Elite-Tek Batmobile also includes a camera in the cockpit so you can drive from Batman’s point of view via an app-controlled device. Includes special “jump mode” feature that elevates the Batmobile with hydraulic-like movement. The included Batman figure has full shoulder movement to steer the wheel. There’s no other set of wheels like it!

The Justice League Elite-Tek Batmobile will be available this fall for $249.99.

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Coming Soon From Funko, Stranger Things Action Figures

From Netflix’s Original Series Stranger Things, some of your favorite characters from Hawkins, Indiana are joining the Funko Action Figure line! Action Figures are arriving as 3-packs. Each figure stands 3 ¾ tall and are fully articulated.

Pack 1 includes Lucas, Mike, and Eleven – with her signature Eggo

In addition, pack 2 features Will, Dustin, and Demogorgon

Coming in August!

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Sideshow Announces Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Blue Version Bust Comic-Con 2017 Exclusive

Sideshow is teaming up with Prime 1 Studio for a new San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Exclusive. The Batman: The Dark Knight Returns “Blue Version” Bust is Sideshow’s first Comic-Con 2017 Exclusive. Sideshow has shared a preview image for the bust. They will be opening pre-orders on Thursday, June 22, 2017 sometime between Noon and 3:00 PM Pacific Time.

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Bob Ross Funko Pop!

You heard it, Bob Ross is joining the Funko family! The soft-spoken creator and host of The Joy of Painting, is now receiving the Pop! vinyl treatment.

Get to painting and add him to your collection in August.

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